Classic hike around Mount du Blonc. The trip takes you through the borders of Italy, Switzerland and France.
This epic over night trip started out at the train station in Durango Colorado. The narrow gauge railway will take you though some great scenery and drop you at a stop in the middle of nowhere called Needleton.
Grand Canyon loop hike down the South South Kaibab Trailhead to the Tonto trail and finally up the Bright Angel trail
There is a small National Forest campground at the trail head. An 8.7-mile (14 km) hike beginning at 9,000 feet (2,743 m) above sea level which is relatively level the first 7 miles (11.3 km) becomes very steep the last mile (1.6 km) and ascends to Jackass Pass at 10,800 feet (3,290 m), crossing the continental divide. From there one must descend a steep half mile (800 m) to Lonesome Lake, which is one of four lakes in the cirque.